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The patio of the clubhouse at Encanto Park in Phoenix was an oasis of shade on a hot, sunny day earlier this week.

Leading media conglomerate Meredith Corporation — owner of brands such as Fortune, Better Homes and Gardens, InStyle, and Travel + Leisure 

Most study-abroad trips don’t involve wild elephants tramping a few yards away from the sleeping quarters, but a group of Arizona State University students got to experience just that this summer.

The Arizona Parks and Recreation Association honored Dale Larsen with its Citation of Merit Award at its annual conference held at the Westin Kierland Resort in late July.

Chiamei Hsia, doctoral candidate in the School of Community Resources and Development at Arizona State University and research associate in ASU’s Partnership for Community Development, was honored

Mark Roseland is the new director of the School of Community Resources and Development in the College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona State University.

Valle de Sol, a Phoenix-based human services and leadership training nonprofit, awarded its 2018 Daniel R. Ortega Jr.

The story of water in Arizona is as long and complex as the multibiomed state itself, but as it snakes its way through the years — from the Pima settling on the banks of the Gila River to Charles T

Just before Beatriz Mendoza graduated from Arizona State University a year ago, she joined her engineering classmates in figuring out where to apply for jobs.

Doctoral student Chia-Mei Hsia had a vision of connecting her native Taiwan to the United States around the theme of community development.

Andrea Whitsett has been named director of Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University. She has served as interim director since August.

It’s a bright, sunny morning in central Phoenix for Alicia Gonzales, a 2005 alumna of Arizona State University's School of Community Resources and Development.

If it's late March and you hear cheers and boos coming from Stuart Rice's office, don't be too alarmed.

April 12-13 in Phoenix. Combining cutting-edge research with industry expertise to thoughtfully explore timely topics impacting the world of sports

Students and professionals who attended the second annual Southwest Parks And Recreation Kick-off Symposium did more than just listen to experts talk about their craft.

Cape Town, South Africa is hurtling towards a water apocalypse with “Day Zero” — when authorities will turn off the taps — pegged for the first half of April.

After 10 years, three changes of major and two children, Ashley Pitman graduated from college this week — the first in her family to earn a degree.

The 350 graduates who participated in Arizona State University's College of Public Service and Community Solutions Convocation received more than recognition for their degrees Tuesday night at Come

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement.

On November 4, the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation and the ASU School of Community Resources & Development celebrated the newest graduates of the ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management program.
Tourism junior Elizabeth Evans holds a meeting with her student chapter of Meeting Planners International directed toward tourism and hospitality majors. The group's mentor, ASU alumna Ceré Netters, is guiding the fledgling group and is giving them ideas to attract more members. Evans is a member of the Public Service Academy and has served internships in both the public and private sectors.

Since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico three weeks ago, 83 percent of the island is without power and 36 percent has no running water.

Arizona State University opened its first permanent location in China this week as part of a partnership to offer degrees in tourism.

Sometimes called the world’s longest art gallery, Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon is home to prolific rock art, structures and artifacts from historic cultures, creating a visual story of life during that

Ramona Denby-Brinson is a professor and associate dean of research for the College of Public Service and Community Solutions.

Fifteen employers in the tourism and hospitality industry will be at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus to meet with ASU graduates and current students.

In the fall semester – running from September through December – OLLI at ASU is offering over 100 classes in history, art, music, opera, health, creative writing, science, current events, the environment, literature, politics, religion, physics, space exploration, Shakespeare and more… There is something for everyone.

You may think of completing a puzzle or painting by numbers as ways to pass the time.

Arizona State University’s graduation ceremonies coincide with a weeklong celebration of one of Arizona’s biggest industries: tourism.

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement.

Rocky Harris, chief operating officer for Sun Devil Athletics, and Ph.D. student in the School of Community Resources and Development was named to SportsBusiness Journal's Forty Under 40 list of top sports executives.

In 1998, ASU Professor Dave White, then a social sciences graduate student (pictured above), set out to raft the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park.

Researchers often look at how people experience water issues in their communities, but these studies are usually focused on a single region.

Learn more about the programs, research and community impact activities that make our school unique. 

Join the ASU Parks and Recreation Student Association and Arizona Parks and Recreation Association for the first Southwest Parks and Recreation Kick-off Symposium (SPARKS), a professional dev

Eric Legg knows firsthand that kindness and positive feedback from a coach can make all the difference to a young person.

Downtown students with ASU Changemaker are hoping to put a smile on the faces of veterans during ASU's Salute to Service week.

What is the best way to excite travelers about a destination?

Here in the desert, water is a big concern.

Editor’s note: This is the third in a three-part series examining the work that ASU is doing in the realm of water as a resource in the arid West.

Interested in gaining international learning expertise? Join us in Guatemala over spring break.

Before she laid eyes on the spectacular Old Faithful geyser, Megha Budruk sought out a specific area far from the throng of tourists when she first visited Yellowstone National Park in Montana.

For over 10 years, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Arizona State University (OLLI at ASU) has brought low-cost educational, cultural courses and programs to adults ages 50 and over.

The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation is pleased to announce that Jenny Oby, an alumna of Class VII of the American Express Leadership Academy

To some, borders are a line on a map. To tourism researchers such as Dallen Timothy, borders offer a fascinating insight into economic development, culture and politics.

Editor's note: This guest post comes to ASU Now from the desk of Christine Vogt, director of the Center for Sustainable Tourism at ASU's College of Public Service and Community Sol

In November, Christine Vogt, Kathleen Andereck and Lana Olsen joined Tourism Cares, an annual event to give back to the communities that support the tourism industry.

For roughly 77% of Americans, summer is the perfect time to hit the open road. School’s out, the weather’s warm and the possibilities are endless. The only dilemmas?

Heading to a convention, event or just taking a road trip? Chances are you'll find useful information by using social media.

Kathleen Andereck, director of the School of Community Resources and Development, has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Leisure Sciences for excellent contributions to the field.

Warm weather, affordable living, golf and the mountains are well-known attractions for Arizona retirees. 

An experiment combining classes, across grade levels, schools and campuses, brought together students from leisure studies and music to explore community impact.

Chef Liam Murtagh knows what it’s like to grow up food insecure.

Arizona State University’s expertise on water sustainability was front and center in one of the largest science and engineering festivals in the U.S.

Uplifting the community is a powerful way of giving back. On April 16, Arizona State University students will be celebrating Global Youth Service Day by giving back to the Phoenix community.

Henry White tells The State Press, "the beautiful thing about parks and recreation is you can take it in so many different directions. It's really all about passion."

Three dollars and a can of tennis balls. That's all it took for Eric Legg to get hooked on recreational sports.

The Center for Sustainable Tourism launched its first podcast featuring a conversation with director Christine Vogt (above with her mother at the Great Wall of China in the 1980's).

Arizona State University is exploring new territory with its study-abroad offerings: spring break.

Megha Budruk, associate professor in the School of Community Resources and Development, has been formally named by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, to serve a two-year “at-large” appointme

Matt Cernik says that growing up in the Sonoran desert, he never really thought he would see things like the Great Barrier Reef.

Cities in the United States' Western region face a higher demand for water as populations grow and drought diminishes supply.

For over 10 years, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Arizona State University (OLLI at ASU) has brought low-cost educational and cultural courses and programs to adults ages 50 and over.

When President Obama delivers his last State of the Union address, a leader of a valley nonprofit with ASU ties will be sitting with the First Lady in the chamber of the U.S.

Wendy Hultsman, director of undergraduate programs and associate professor in the School of Community Resources and Development, is being honored at Founders Day with the Faculty Achievement Teachi

Michelle Dueñas, a Certified Nonprofit Professional and 1990 graduate of Recreation Management, was named as the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) of the Year by the Nonprofit Leadership

More than 250 graduates will walk across the stage this fall as part of Arizona State University's College of Public Service and Community Solutions fall convocation.

Mark Searle, an accomplished university administrator, distinguished scholar, and founding dean of Arizona State University’s College of Human Services, has been named as executive vice president a

In community college, Graciela Alvarez wasn’t sure what she wanted to do.

After separating from the military, Henry White became a helicopter pilot — but he knew that wasn’t what he wanted to do.

More than 125 volunteers congregated at the Maricopa County Human Services Campus in central Phoenix Saturday, Oct. 24, for this year’s fall Day of Service.

How do you develop tourism in a sustainable manner?

Students enrolled in an interdisciplinary community development course attended a panel of veterans to learn how they can better include the knowledge and skills needed to work with veterans in the

The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation recently received a $488,007 grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service through the Public Allies National Offic

In the grips of long-term drought, the Colorado River Basin and the cities that rely on its water face unprecedented challenges and significant uncertainty with a warming climate and large-scale la

The benefits of parks seem obvious – bringing social, cultural and environmental impact while at the same time working to minimize pollution and crowding.

“About 40 percent of Arizona State University’s undergraduates are first-generation students,” said Laurie Mook in a recent interview.

Jehryn Plunkett credits Public Allies Arizona with giving him not only hands-on work experience, but the opportunity to finish his college degree.

Jillian Turanovic wants to find out how people cope after becoming victims of crime.

As an honor to their parents, Carlton and Audrey Yoshioka established the Yoshioka Hossbach Maroon and Gold Scholarship at Arizona State University.

Arizona State University sophomores Jenny Butzbach and Megann Phillips are about to undertake a rather unique approach to studying abroad this summer when they head to Santiago, Dominican Republic

When Mary Schmit took over as general manager for Venture Out at Mesa, the active retirement community for people older than 55 was starting to show its age.

Wendy Hultsman says she has always wanted to create a scholarship at Arizona State University, where she has taught for 25 years.

What are the secrets to not only living a long life, but living an abundant life?

Four outstanding graduates of Arizona State University’s College of Public Programs are on a mission to effect change across the spectrum of public service.

In fall 2013 the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix followed up on its record-setting exhibition with Chihuly in the Garden, bringing the renowned artist, Dale Chihuly, back for a second time.

More than two million people hiked, biked, camped or fished at one of the 10 regional Maricopa County parks last year. How much are people willing to pay to access the parks?

Nancy Rodriguez, a professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, part of the College of Public Programs at Arizona State University, has been appointed by President Barack Obama to b

The website Wallethub.com recently asked recreation experts from around the nation to talk about the challenges facing parks and recreation programs in the United States.

For 10 years, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Arizona State University has brought low-cost educational and cultural courses and programs to adults ages 50 and over.

The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation received a $170,000 grant from the American Express Foundation to further develop and fund the Generation Next Nonprofit Leadership

The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation graduated its eighth Public Allies Arizona class on June 27 at the AE England Building on the Downtown Phoenix campus of Arizona St

The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation recently received a grant from Public Allies National Office in the amount of $503,100 that allows its Public Allies Arizona progra

Class VI of the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation's Generation Next Nonprofit Leadership Academy (GenNext) graduated from its nine-month training on May 9 at the ASU Dow

For the past five years, the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation has partnered with Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations i

Alejandra Frost took a different path to her college degree than most. A native of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, she asked her parents to pay tuition to attend a bilingual high school.

The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Generation Next Nonprofit Leadership Academy (Gen Next), Class VII.

In a final hurrah from Arizona State University, new graduate Jeff Malkoon sold as many possessions as he could, packed his bags and traveled to a half-dozen Latin American countries for six months

The Arizona State University Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation’s emerging leadership programs, Generation Next Nonprofit Leadership A

The Victimology Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences will award its 2014 New Scholar Award to Kate Fox, an assistant professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, part

The Arizona State University Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation recently released the latest edition of the Scope of the Arizona Non

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Arizona State University is set to bring over 80 courses and lectures in history, art, music, writing, science, space, philosophy, religion, physics,

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance presented professor Robert F.

Mark Searle, professor in the School of Community Resources and Development, has been named deputy provost and chief of staff in the Office of the Provost.

For a while it seemed that João Paulo Faria Tasso would be a professional soccer player.

The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation and Public Allies Arizona received a grant from Public Allies National Office in the amount of $531,050, which equates to 43 active

Across America, interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and degrees is dwindling.

Editor's Note: This story is part of an ongoing series about student excellence at the university.

An E-Commerce Summit organized by ASU’s School of Community Resources and Development provided Phoenix-area hotel and resort revenue managers the opportunity to share best practices, understand new

An ambitious study driven by Arizona State University is examining how national monuments and parks in the rocky mountain west can expand economic benefits and highlight and preserve the amenities

Dave White has assumed the role of principal investigator and co-director at the Decision Center for a Desert City (DCDC) at Arizona State University, replacing P

Jacqueline Ginter first became interested in the study of natural resources when as a young girl, she served as a Brownie Girl Scout.

The U.S. News and World Report recently highlighted the best graduate programs in the nation and the ASU School of Public Affairs once again ranked in the top tier.

<p>The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has named Maria Luisa Ramos, director of the American Dream Academy at ASU's Center for Community Development &amp; Civil Rights, to its 2009 F

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<p>A new survey of corporate travel executives provides insights into ways natural and man-made crises impact corporate travel in the U.S.

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<p>Students receiving professional certificates and academic degrees in nonprofit studies will be recognized for their achievements on May 6 at a reception hosted by the ASU Lodestar Center. 

<p>The 29th annual dinner to honor Arizona State University’s American Humanics student achievements was held on April 29 at the Wyndham Phoenix Hotel.  The theme of the night was “One Voice,

<p>Thirteen ASU American Humanics (AH) students have been awarded Next Generation Nonprofit Leaders Program (NextGen) scholarships and one student has been selected as a recipient of the 2009

<p>ASU senior Donald Smith was a guest speaker at the 20th Annual Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Media Awards event on March 28 in New York City.

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<p> Arizona State University's Megapolitan Tourism Research Center has announced the official opening of registration for the 2008 Arizona Tourism Safety &amp; Security Confere

<p> Jeanne Simons graduated from ASU in May with a degree in human communication and a minor in history.</p><p> Not an education course on her transcript.</p><p>

<p>Three ASU American Humanics (AH) students have been awarded Next Generation Nonprofit Leaders Program (NextGen) scholarships.</p><p>Jessica Brzuskiewicz, Korbi Adams and Megan

<p>Jeremy Brooks is among the first to say it.

<p>More than 100 people gathered Tuesday evening at the Arizona Club in the Chase Tower to honor ASU American Humanics (AH) students at the 28th annual American Humanics recognition dinner.

<p>Sixty years and 60 remarkable individuals. </p><p>Dr. Robert F.

<p>The words “spring break” often conjure images of a week-long vacation on a sunny beach, far away from the stresses of college life.

<p>ASU’s fall commencement ceremony marked a milestone for the School of Community Resources and Development and the Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management (CNLM), as the first gradua

<p>Taking tourism industry research past the point of sheer profiteering is the goal of the Megapolitan Tourism Research Center and its founder-director Tim Tyrrell, who recently spoke at Tom

<p>Revealing the intricacies and latest scientific research involved in the game of golf is the aim of the World Scientific Congress of Golf.</p><p>Top golf researchers from aroun

<p>For 17 of his 24 years at ASU, Victor Teye has had a job that many would envy.

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<p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><span style="font-size: 12pt"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial">The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Manageme

<p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial">The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management is pleased to announce that Senior Professional-in-Residence, Patricia Lewis,

<p>Arizona’s more than 20,000 nonprofit organizations will be the big winners from the multi-million dollar contribution to Arizona State University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Mana

<p>Three top Phoenix-area leaders have been chosen to represent the Arizona State University College of Public Programs from its base of more than 10,000 graduates in social work, public admi

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<p>Christina Risley-Curtiss, an associate professor at ASU&#39;s School of Social Work, is one of 100 academics from 10 countries selected as an adviser to the new Centre for Animal Ethic